The Nutshell: October 2014
Welcoming Michelle Morgan | Pelotonia gets new leader | A solar cell that stores its own power | TBDBITL 'Wizard of Oz' show passes one million views
|Oct. 15-18||Reunion-Homecoming Weekend at Ohio State|
|Oct. 30-31||Alumni Advisory Council meeting at Longaberger Alumni House|
| Oct. 31 ||Football Friday with Archie Griffin at Longaberger Alumni House (free event)|
| Nov. 5 || Buckeye in the Kitchen: Food for the Holidays https://go.osu.edu/qyd |
| Nov. 8 || Recruit Ohio alumni-only career expo at Ohio Union https://go.osu.edu/qyZ |
| June 20 || Buckeye Country Superfest https://go.osu.edu/qyj|
Welcoming Michelle Morgan
Michelle Morgan joined the Alumni Association in September as its new Digital Engagement Specialist. Morgan previously worked for Ohio State’s Office of Student Life as the Interim Assistant Marketing Director, and will work closely with Association and University Communications staff in driving the OSUAA social media strategy. Please welcome Michelle to the Alumni Association at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Club and society leadership symposium
Thank you for attending the 2014 Symposium. Photos and speaker presentations may be found here. Let us know if you have any questions.
Nominees sought for OSUAA Board of Directors
Would you like to be more involved in Alumni Association leadership? The 2015 nominating committee of the Board is accepting nominations for active Alumni Association members to serve on the OSUAA Board of Directors. If you or someone you know would like to be considered for board service, please visit the Ohio State VolunteerMatch website dedicated to the Board of Directors to learn more about the opportunity and submit an application: https://ohiostate.volunteermatch.org/search/opp1731520.jsp. Applications are due November 3, 2015. Email questions to email@example.com.
Every year alumni, students, faculty, staff and the community unite in scarlet and gray to commemorate a university, a family and a home at The Ohio State University.
I volunteer because...
Find out why fellow Buckeyes volunteer and create your own volunteer opportunity at volunteer.osu.edu.
Ohio State alumni from all walks of life talk about how they turned their degrees into successful professional careers.
Distinguished Service Award nominations open
The Distinguished Service Award was established by the Board of Trustees in 1952 to recognize individuals who have rendered exceptional service to the university. Nominations for the 2015 awards is now open.
Alumni invited to participate in photography competition
All current students, faculty, staff, visiting scholars and alumni at The Ohio State University are invited to submit their photos to the 2014 International Photography Competition. Entries will be accepted until Monday (10/20) at 4 p.m. and online voting will take place from 5 p.m. Monday, October 20, through 4 p.m. Monday, November 3. This is a wonderful opportunity to share your original photographs from around the world.
Information about the Alumni Association’s 2015-16 scholarship season will be sent to you in September. It isn’t too early to start planning and selecting your scholarship committee. Student lists will be sent in early January and scholarship amount projections will be sent in early February. The deadline for club ASP Cover Sheet and Rankings is February 25. If you have questions, contact Leslie Smith.
Surveying your members
If you need assistance with conducting a survey after your club or society event, please contact Heidi Glanzman at firstname.lastname@example.org. All you have to do is send us the email addresses of those who attended and we will send the survey for you.
LeJeune is a veterinarian with advanced training and specialization in microbiology and public health. He worked for several years for the government in the area of food inspection before focusing his research interests on how to better prevent the transmission of infectious agents among animals, the environment, and people. He has authored nearly 100 journal articles on the subject, and serves on State, national and international committees working to enhance the safety of the food supply and public health.
Read about more club and society speakers: https://go.osu.edu/Speakers
Nationwide fan photo contest
Nationwide Insurance® is holding its inaugural fan photo contest that gives alumni a chance to win tickets to Ohio State’s game against Michigan.
Pelotonia gets a new leader
The Midwest’s largest cancer hospital is about to open at Ohio State, and a globally recognized leader in the fight against cancer is taking the helm at Pelotonia, which has raised $61 million for cancer research at Ohio State.
FAES receives largest-ever gift
A $7 million estate gift from the late Delma Roush will establish the Delma L. Roush Scholarship Fund in support of students in Ohio State’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES). The gift is a record donation to the college.
Bringing the arts to Ohio State for 25 years
With the exhibition Transfigurations at the heart of its celebration, this fall the Wexner Center for the Arts marks 25 years as the first fully multidisciplinary arts institution on a university campus.
High Points: October 2014
Whether it’s research, academics or student success, High Points give you a quick and easy way to catch up on all the latest and greatest things happening at Ohio State..
Ohio State moves to a tobacco-free campus
Ohio State’s tobacco-free campus is more than policy. The university has also taken steps to ensure that staff, students and campus visitors also have a full slate of smoking cessation tools at their fingertips.
Read more: https://tobaccofree.osu.edu/resources/
FAQs (PDF): https://hr.osu.edu/policy/resources/720faq.pdf
A solar cell that stores its own power
Is it a solar cell? Or a rechargeable battery? Actually, the patent-pending device invented at The Ohio State University is both: the world’s first solar battery. In the October 3, 2014 issue of the journal Nature Communications, the researchers report that they’ve succeeded in combining a battery and a solar cell into one hybrid device.
'Broad consensus' that violent media increases child aggression
Majorities of media researchers, parents and pediatricians agree that exposure to violent media can increase aggression in children, according to a new national study.
TBDBITL 'Wizard of Oz' show passes one million views
The Ohio State Marching Band’s Wizard of Oz-themed halftime performance passed one million views on YouTube.
Do you have game-watch parties planned for Ohio State football games this fall? If so, let the Alumni Association know about your location and contact information so Buckeye fans in your area can find your event. Please send information to Susan Long at email@example.com.
Best of Tanzania Migration
March 3-14, 2015 From $5,928 (Arusha)
Experience the Great Migration, the annual movement of wildebeest and other grazing herbivores across the Serengeti Plains--one of the greatest spectacles of the natural world. Our Tanzania migration safari is an extraordinary journey, encompassing great wildlife destinations and world-famous national parks and reserves such as Tarangire National Park, Ngorongoro Crater, Olduvai Gorge and Serengeti National Park, with its acacia-dotted savannas. On safari you will stay in deluxe lodges and tented camps selected to maximize wildlife viewing and comfort. Opportunities for walking, a bush lunch in Tarangire, night game drives and cultural interactions with Maasai, as well as village and school visits, are part of your experience. While in the Serengeti you will have an opportunity to enjoy an optional hot air balloon safari and elegant champagne breakfast. For detailed information, please visit https://go.osu.edu/tanzania15 or contact Debbie Vargo at Ohio State Alumni Tours at 614-292-2372, 1-800-852-8687 ext. 1, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
2015 Buckeye Cruise
Join fellow Buckeye fans and luminaries as part of the 2015 Buckeye Cruise for Cancer, which benefits the Urban and Shelley Meyer Fund for Cancer Research. The 2015 cruise is scheduled for February 19-23.
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